Zack is the inventor of our proprietary technology and sets the vision for ZBiotics.
Zack has a PhD in microbiology & immunology from the University of Michigan, where he enjoyed his research untangling complex and elegant webs of bacterial gene regulation. He holds a bachelor’s degree from UC Berkeley, where he double-majored in immunology and classical art & archaeology, paid his rent in tips from bartending at the Bear’s Lair, and was on a national championship-winning Cal rugby team.
Prior to starting ZBiotics, Zack worked in clinical trial design as well as researching HIV vaccines and pursuing novel antibiotics in both academia and industry. Zack was born and raised in Sacramento, CA, and he is hella proud of his Norcal roots.
October 20th, 2020 | Season 6 | 17 mins 26 secs
biotechnology, gut health, microbiome, science, zbiotics
Founder and CEO of the ZBiotics, Zack Abbott, is back on the show for the second part of his interview where we go deep into what they're actually doing.
In this interview, we go deeper into how ZBiotics engineer these bacteria to work in the microbiome and just lots of cool stuff that's going on in your microbiome and how it affects you.
This is a really interesting interview if you're into your health and knowing what's going on inside you.
September 29th, 2020 | Season 6 | 49 mins 13 secs
bioengineering, health protection, probiotics, science, zbiotics
In this episode, we talk to founder and CEO, Zack Abbott, about the rise of Synthetic Biology, his company, ZBiotics, and their work to build a probiotic product that can solve real human needs.
Zack hopes to reverse the misinformation and lack of understanding that have contributed to the negative public perception of GMOs